MP 6204: Radiation Therapy Physics

 

Credit Hours:3-3-4
Prerequisites:MP 6756 Radiation Physics, MP 6402 Radiation Dosimetry, MP 6407 Radiation Biology and Oncology
Catalog Description:

Measurement and calculation of absorbed dose, dose distributions, treatment planning, photon teletherapy, electron teletherapy, brachytherapy, clinical linear accelerators, quality assurance

Instructors:

Sang Cho and Eric Elder

Topics:

Clinical Radiation Generators
Measurement of Ionizing Radiation
Measurement of Ionizing Radiation, Quality of X-ray Beams
Measurement of Absorbed Dose
Dose Distribution and Scatter Analysis
A System of Dosimetric Calculations
Treatment Planning
Isodose Distributions
Patient Data, Corrections, and Set-up
Field Shaping, Skin Dose, and Fld Sep
Electron Beam Therapy
Brachytherapy
Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Quality Assurance

Laboratory Topics

Linear Accelerator Mechanicals
AAPM TG-51 Photons
AAPM TG-51 Electrons
Beam Scanning Photons
Beam Scanning Electrons
Linac Acceptance & Commissioning Report Preparation
Film Dosimetry
Radiation Room Survey